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Life Lessons…

I got straight A’s in my spring semester of college. That’s right, for all the ranting and raving I did about how much I was really dreading all that reading, I ended up with straight A’s. Woot to me! And here is where the life lessons begin. Back in 1993.. wayback-machine Continue reading Life Lessons…


Guidelines For Life…


~ Pray not for things, but for wisdom and courage.

~ Compliment three people every day.

~ Watch a sunrise at least once a month.

~ Be the first to say hello.

~ Live beneath your means.

~ Treat everyone like you want to be treated.

~ Never give up on anybody; miracles happen.

~ Never deprive someone of hope; it may be all they have.

~ Be tough-minded, but tenderhearted.

~ Be kinder than necessary.

~ Keep your promises.

~ Learn to show cheerfulness, even when you don’t feel like it.

~ Remember that overnight success usually takes about 15 years.

~ Never waste an opportunity to tell someone you love them.


Every great once in a while, I feature something that isn’t of my own creation. This is not. It is however a good reminder about things that we should be doing in everyday life. This was part of an email from www.mikeysFunnies.com that I get forwarded to him by Adon Brownell. Credit where I can give it, right? Anyway, hope you enjoyed it.

I’d pay a dollar for that!


Defined as:

the regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something.

It is a personal opinion as to the value of something. Each one of us holds our own idea of what we think something is worth. I find little worth in comic books or baseball cards (I like them, they are cool, but monetarily speaking, they hold no interest to me) where others have payed hundreds of thousands of dollars for them. We see the lines for the new iPhone 6 that have people who have been in line for hours (if not days) just to get one at the same price as everyone else, but they place great value on the timeliness of the acquisition. My 2004 Ford pickup truck holds a lot more value than I am sure someone is willing to pay for it (the joke goes I love my truck more than my kids (it’s not totally true.. most of the time)). Continue reading I’d pay a dollar for that!